Criminal Herders Are Being Tried, Convicted – Presidency

The presidency said yesterday that thousands of fulani herdsmen are being tried and convicted across the country for illegal activities.

Speaking on Channels Television’s Sunrise Daily, presidential spokesman, Garba Shehu, said there was no substance to the accusation that President Muhammadu Buhari is not doing anything on the herdsmen menace.

He said, “I hope that the police will take responsibility and publish the full list of Fulani herders who are undergoing trial in various states, particularly in Benue State.

“Trials are going on, convictions are being made and the President cannot be complicit in the kind of things that are being said of him.”

He also said the president was fully aware of the country’s security situation and was working to ensure the safety of lives and properties.
Shehu explained: “The…

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